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National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers

National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers

o Greater Dallas Chapter of NAIFA
Greater Dallas Chapter Roster, Meeting Notices, Educational Offerings, News, etc.
o NAIFA - Home Page
NAIFA's Web Site with appraisal chat rooms, roster, information, and membership applications.


o State of Texas
The Lone Star State. Gateway to a wealth of information.
o Texas "No Call" Lists ~~ Consumer Protection
Remove your phone number from mailing lists
o Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board
The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is a regulatory agency of the State of Texas. It was created in 1991 to license, certify and regulate real estate appraisers in Texas.
o Texas Real Estate Commission
Real Estate Brokerage as well as Home Inspectors

The Appraisal Foundation

o The Appraisal Foundation
Appraisal Standards Board and Appraiser Qualifications Board

USPAP: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. All real estate appraisers must comply with USPAP regulations in accordance with the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989. State Appraiser Certification and Licensing Boards; federal, state, and local agencies; appraisal services; and appraisal trade associations require compliance with USPAP. USPAP is published by The Appraisal Standards Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation (

ASC Constituent Federal Agencies and Government Sponsored Enterprises Top

o Fannie Mae
Since Fannie Mae began in 1968 and has helped more than 30 million families achieve the American dream of homeownership.
o Vinson Appraisal
The source for Fannie's forms and guidelines

o Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's mission is to maintain the stability of and public confidence in the nation's financial system. To achieve this goal, the FDIC has insured deposits and promoted safe and sound banking practices since 1933.
o FreddieMac
Since inception in 1970, Freddie Mac has financed homes for 20 million families – equal to one of every six homes in America.
HUD's Client Information and Policy System
o HUD FHA Appraiser Roster
HUD FHA Appraiser Verification & License Status
HUD guidelines and information
o The National Credit Union Administration
The National Credit Union Administration is an independent federal agency that supervises and insures 6,707 federal credit unions and insures 4,134 state-chartered credit unions. It is entirely funded by credit unions and receives no tax dollars.
o The Office of Thrift Supervision
The OTS is the primary regulator of all federal and many state-chartered thrift institutions, which include savings banks and savings and loan associations.
o The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) charters, regulates, and supervises national banks to ensure a safe, sound and competitive banking system that supports the citizens, communities and economy of the United States.